Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y. has announced managing partner Anthony J. Enea and partner Sara E. Meyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in New York Metro Super Lawyers 2015 in the field of Elder Law. This marks the ninth consecutive year Mr. Enea has been included in the Super Lawyers list, and the fifth time he has received recognition as a "Top 25" attorney in Westchester County.
The research team at Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters, undertakes a rigorous, multi-phase selection process each year. Once nominations are determined through a statewide survey of lawyers, candidates then undergo independent evaluations by an attorney-led research staff and a peer review by practice area. Attorneys are recognized in more than 70 practice areas and no more than 5 percent of lawyers are selected annually in each state.
Longtime colleagues, Mr. Enea and Ms. Meyers are highly regarded for their expertise, integrity and fierce commitment to the protection of the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families.
Named Westchester County's Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards and Best Lawyers' 2016 Elder Law "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Mr. Enea is a past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section and a fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. His practice areas include elder law; Medicaid planning and applications; special needs planning; wills, trusts and estates; guardianships and estate litigation. Mr. Enea serves as president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a past president of the organization's New York Chapter.
An authority on Medicaid and special needs planning, Ms. Meyers practice areas include elder law; home health care; Medicaid planning; wills, trusts and estates; and guardianships. She is the immediate past chair of the Westchester County Bar Association's Elder Law Committee and a member of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section and Trusts & Estates Section. A frequent lecturer for both the WCBA and NYSBA, Ms. Meyers is also an editor of the Westchester County Bar Journal and the NYSBA Elder Law Section's Elder and Special Needs Law Journal. 2015 marks her third consecutive year on the New York Metro Super Lawyers list in Elder Law.